CITY OF SANTA MONICA
REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS - 1685 MAIN STREET
TUESDAY, MAY 14, 2013
MEETING BEGINS AT 5:30 P.M.
CALL TO ORDER
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
(Please note that Agenda Items may be reordered during the Council meeting at the discretion of the City Council.)
1. CLOSED SESSIONS:
1-A: Conference with Labor Negotiator.
City Negotiator: Donna Peter, Director of Human Resources
Bargaining Units: Administrative Team Associates (ATA)
Management Team Associates (MTA)
Supervisory Team Associates (STA)
ACTION: Heard. No reportable action taken.
1-B: Conference with Legal Counsel - Anticipated Litigation: Anticipate significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 (d)(2) - 2 Cases - 1) Claim of Danny Galvan & Sandra Ramirez - Claim Number 12-1050 2) 2009 La Mesa
ACTION: Claim 1 was settled in the amount of $15K to Mr. Galvan and $10K to Ms. Ramirez. Case number 2 was settled.
1-C: Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation - Litigation has been initiated formally pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 (d)(1) - City of Santa Monica et al. v. California Department of Finance et al., Sacramento Superior Court Case Number 34-2013-80001383
ACTION: Heard. No reportable action taken.
The following is the order of business for items to be heard no earlier than 6:30 p.m.
2. SPECIAL AGENDA ITEMS:
2-A: Proclamation declaring May 2013 as Mental Health Awareness Month in Santa Monica (CCS)
ACTION: Proclamation accepted.
2-B: Proclamation declaring May 2013 as Older Americans Month in Santa Monica (CCS)
ACTION: Proclamation accepted.
3. CONSENT CALENDAR: (All items will be considered and approved in one motion unless removed by a Councilmember for discussion.)
3-A: Approval of minutes for the March 12, 2013, City Council meeting.
3-B: Update to the Santa Monica Multi Hazard Functional Emergency Plan - recommendation that City Council approve the update to the City of Santa Monica Multi-hazard Functional Emergency Plan.
3-C: Big Blue Bus Unlimited Ride Transit Program with Santa Monica College - recommendation to authorize the City Manager to negotiate and execute Agreement No. 9735 (CCS) to renew the "Any Line, Any Time" unlimited ride transit program between the Big Blue Bus and Santa Monica College in the amount of $1,317,040 for transit services provided during FY 2013-14.
3-D: Parking Facilities Tax and Business License Tax Audit Services - recommendation to authorize the City Manager to negotiate and execute professional services Agreement No. 9736 (CCS) with MuniServices, in an amount not to exceed $221,262 for parking facilities tax and business license tax audit services.
3-E: Award Contracts for Annual Paving and Sidewalk Repair Project - recommendation to authorize the City Manager to negotiate and execute Contract No. 9737 (CCS) with Toro Enterprises, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $2,404,836 for Annual Paving and Sidewalk Repair Project; and Contract No. 9738 (CCS) with Civil Source, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $254,054 for construction management and inspection services for the Annual Paving and Sidewalk Repair Project; appropriate the budget changes; and authorize necessary changes.
3-F: Contract Modification for Construction Services for the Universally Accessible Playground Project - recommendation to authorize the City Manager to negotiate and execute a first modification to Construction Contract No. 9644 (CCS), with Micon Construction, Inc. in the amount of $102,762 to provide additional construction services for the Universally Accessible Playground, resulting in an amended contract with a new total amount not to exceed $1,101,243 over a one-year period; and authorize necessary changes.
3-G: Award Bid for the Purchase and Delivery of Ford Parts - recommendation to award Bid No. F4023a to Buerge Ford, Inc., in the amount of $45,000 for the purchase and delivery of Ford Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) parts, with two one-year renewal options, for a total amount not to exceed $135,000 over a three-year period.
3-H: Award Bid for Purchase of Nine Police Motorcycles - recommendation to award Bid No. F4049 to Hollister Honda, in the amount of $234,433 for the purchase and delivery of nine police motorcycles.
3-I: Award Construction Contract for the Inline Storm Drain Runoff Infiltration Pilot Project - recommendation to authorize the City Manager to negotiate and execute Contract No. 9738 (CCS) with Blois Construction, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $182,070 for the Inline Storm Drain Runoff Infiltration Pilot Project; and authorize necessary changes.
3-J: Reject Bids for the Purchase and Delivery of Vehicle Filters and Miscellaneous Parts - recommendation to reject all bids received on February 4, 2013 for the purchase and delivery of vehicle filters and miscellaneous parts; and direct staff to modify and reissue a bid in order to obtain the best bidder for vehicle filters and miscellaneous parts.
3-K: Reject Bids for the Purchase of Three Animal Control Unit Vehicles - recommendation to reject all bids received on February 15, 2013 for the purchase and delivery of three new vehicles for the Police Department's Animal Control Unit; and direct staff to reissue a bid for new animal control vehicles after a needs evaluation is completed.
4. STUDY SESSION:
4-A: Sustainable Water Master Plan Status Update - recommendation to direct staff to proceed with the Sustainable Water Master Plan (SWMP) and fully develop Option 1; review and comment on SBx7-7 water use goal of 123 gallons per capita per day (GPCD) and direct staff to change the next Urban Water Management Plan (UWMP) SBx7-7 water use goal from 123 GPCD to 141 GPCD at the UWMP 2015 update; and direct staff to proceed with the water and wastewater rate study.
ACTION: Approved staff recommendations 1 and 3.
7. ORDINANCES: (Public comment is permitted on ordinances for introduction and first reading. No public discussion is permitted on ordinances for second reading and adoption.)
7-A: Introduction and first reading of an ordinance adopting Development Agreement 12DEV-001 to allow a new 4-story mixed-use development project consisting of 53 residential units and 6,664 Square Feet of ground floor commercial space at 1318 2nd Street.
ACTION: Introduced, as amended.
8. STAFF ADMINISTRATIVE ITEMS:
8-A: Colorado Esplanade Final Design and Civic Center Specific Plan (CCSP) Amendment - recommendation to approve the final design for the full Colorado Esplanade as proposed, direct staff to prepare a bid package, and solicit bids for the reduced footprint core project; and amend the Civic Center Specific Plan (CCSP) to eliminate the 2nd Street Bridge extension as a public improvement, and replace with the planned Main to 2nd Street alignment proposed by the Colorado Esplanade project.
ACTION: Approved, as amended.
8-B: Resolution to support the Move to Amend Campaign - recommendation that City Council adopt Resolution No. 10745 (CCS) to Support the Move to Amend Campaign's Call for an amendment to the U.S. Constitution to abolish corporate personhood.
11-A: Amendment and Expansion of Preferential Parking Zone E - recommendation to amend Zone E regulations to "Two hour parking 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and no parking 6 p.m. to 9 a.m. daily, except by permit" including the following blocks: 21st Place and 22nd through 25th Streets between San Vicente Blvd and Carlyle Ave; 26th Street between Georgina Ave./Brentwood Terrace and Marguerita Ave./Baltic Street; Georgina and Carlyle Avenues between 21st Place and 25th Streets and expand Zone E to include Georgina and Carlyle Avenues between 25th and 26th Streets; and, approve Resolution No. 10746 (CCS) amending Preferential Parking Zone E and amending Resolution 9344 (CCS) "Preferential Parking Zones" by replacing Exhibit A.
11-B: Amendment of Preferential Parking Zone T - recommendation to amend Zone T to "No parking 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily, except by permit" which includes the following blocks: Exposition Blvd, Delaware Avenue, and Virginia Avenue between Stewart Street and Centinela Avenue; Stewart Street, Yorkshire Avenue, Dorchester Avenue, and Warwick Avenue between Exposition Blvd,
and Virginia Avenue; 34th Street between Exposition Blvd. and Delaware Avenue; and approve Resolution 10747 (CCS) "Preferential Parking Zones" by replacing Exhibit A.
13. COUNCILMEMBER DISCUSSION ITEMS:
13-A: Recommendation to accept Autumn Peebles' resignation from the Commission on the Status of Women and authorize the City Clerk to publish the vacancy.
13-B: Request of Councilmembers Davis, Holbrook, and McKeown that the Council support commercial property tax reform that will require commercial properties to be reassessed regularly, while maintaining residential property owners' protections under Prop 13; and direct that our position be communicated to our lobbyist, our state legislators, and Governor Brown.
13-C: Request of Councilmember Winterer that the Council allocate $10,650 of Council discretionary funds to the Ocean Park Association's Fourth of July Parade account as a grant to offset City fees for this annual event.
ACTION: Approved, as amended.
14. PUBLIC INPUT: (Public comment is permitted only on items not on the agenda that are within the subject matter jurisdiction of the City. State law prohibits the City Council from taking any action on items not listed on the agenda, including issues raised under this agenda item.)
Adjourned at 12:50 a.m. in memory of Donna Lee Andrews.
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